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118th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (People's Republic of China)

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118th Division (1949-53)
118th Infantry Division (1953-60)
118th Army Division (1960-85)
118th Motorized Infantry Division (1985-98)
118th Mechanized Infantry Brigade (1998-2017)
118th Medium Combined Arms Brigade (2017-)
Active1949 -
CountryPeople's Republic of China
BranchPeople's Liberation Army Ground Force, People's Volunteer Army
TypeCombined Arms
SizeBrigade
Part of80th Group Army
Nickname(s)Rainstorm Troops (Chinese: 暴风雨部队
EngagementsLiaoshen Campaign
Pingjin Campaign
Battle of Onjong
Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River
Battle of Kapyong

Chinese Civil War

During Chinese Civil War, this division was known as 7th division, 3rd column, Northeast Field Army and was an element of the 3rd column, nicknamed 'whirlwind column'. On 1947 September 30-October 1, the 7th Division and 8th Division covered 120 kilometers and encircled Kuomintang 116th Division in Weiyuanbao. On October 2, the 7th Division annialated the 116th Division with the assistance of the 8th Division, the action the origin of the distinction as Rainstorm Troops. In the Liaoshen Campaign, the battalion attacked General Liao Yaoxiang's headquarters. Then it fought in the Pingjin Campaign and Battle of Hainan Island.

Korean War

The 118th Division was a military formation of the People's Volunteer Army (Chinese People's Volunteers (CPV) or Chinese Communist Forces (CCF)) during the Korean War with a standard strength of approximately 10,000 men. It was a component of the 40th Army, consisting of the 352nd, 353rd, and 354th Regiments.[1]

118th division was the first unit engaged with UNC in Korean war.On 1953 October 25, it and 120th division encountered ROK 1st and 6th divisions in Battle of Onjong ,and destroyed 6th division.[2] Then this division attended Battle of the Ch'ongch'on River and Battle of Hoengsong.

In the first period of Chinese Spring Offensive , 118th division undertook the mission to defeat ROK 6th Division and open a gap between US Marine 1st Division and US 24th Infantry Division on the direction of Kapyong—Mokdong-ri. 118th division's attack started on the dusk of 1951 April 22 and overran ROK 6th division within six hours, then its vanguards, 3rd battalion, 354th regiment reached Mokdong-ri on April 23,24:00, accomplished the division's mission, and engaged with British 27th Brigade in Battle of Kapyong.[3]

Current

The unit is part of the 80th Group Army in the Northern Theater Command Ground Force, as the 118th Medium Combined Arms Brigade.[4]

References

  1. ^ Appleman, Roy E. "Chapter XXXIX, The Big Question". South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu. United States Army Center of Military History. p. 768. CMH Pub 20-2-1.
  2. ^ Kang Mei yuan Chao zhan zheng shi. 齐德学, 1950-, Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun jun shi ke xue yuan. Jun shi li shi yan jiu bu., 中国人民解放军军事科学院. 军事历史硏究部. (Beijing di 1 ban ed.). Beijing: Jun shi ke xue chu ban she. 2000. ISBN 7801373898. OCLC 46926874.CS1 maint: others (link)
  3. ^ Kang Mei yuan Chao zhan zheng shi. 齐德学, 1950-, Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun jun shi ke xue yuan. Jun shi li shi yan jiu bu., 中国人民解放军军事科学院. 军事历史硏究部. (Beijing di 1 ban ed.). Beijing: Jun shi ke xue chu ban she. 2000. ISBN 7801373898. OCLC 46926874.CS1 maint: others (link)
  4. ^ PLA Ground Forces Archived 2007-08-19 at the Wayback Machine
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